Boyle Heights

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LAFD: ‘Unplug Christmas Trees, Outside Decorations When You’re Not Home Or While Sleeping’

Firefighters reminded residents on Thursday to unplug Christmas trees and outside decorations when not at home or while sleeping.

CBS Los Angeles–12/25/2014

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Hollenbeck Youth Center Hosts Holiday Giveaway In Boyle Heights

Final preparations were underway Saturday morning for the event as volunteers showed up and people lined up outside the door – some waiting all night long.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/13/2014

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Exide Plant Begins To Remove Lead-Contaminated Soil From Neighboring Homes

A battery-recycling facility in Boyle Heights has started to remove lead-contaminated soil from neighboring homes after results released for 85 of the homes tested indicated the existence of lead.


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Boy, 10, Critically Injured In Lincoln Heights Hit-And-Run

A 10-year-old boy was listed in critical but stable condition Wednesday after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Hollenbeck area.

CBS Los Angeles–12/03/2014


Teenager Charged With Murder In Boyle Heights Carjacking

A 17-year-old male suspect was charged on Wednesday for stealing a vehicle and killing a man in Boyle Heights.

CBS Los Angeles–11/26/2014

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Driver, 19, Killed Trying To Stop Man From Stealing His Car In Boyle Heights

Police say a 19-year-old man was killed in a bizarre turn of events that began with a hit-and-run and ended with an attempted car theft in Boyle Heights Sunday.


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Only On 2: Boyle Heights Couple Duped Out Of $11,000 In Escrow Scam

A couple who recently went through escrow on a property in Boyle Heights was involved in a scam while trying to close out their real estate deal.

CBS Los Angeles–11/21/2014

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Housing Offers Struggling Veterans New Starts

A special housing complex is giving dozens of down-and-out Los Angeles veterans a home just in time for Veterans Day.


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All Released Results Show Lead In Soil Samples Of Homes Near Exide Plant

The state Department of Toxic Substances said the yards of 104 homes in a Boyle Heights neighborhood have been tested for lead.


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Fire Guts Four Businesses In Boyle Heights

Investigators Thursday were trying to determine the cause of a fire that gutted four businesses just east of downtown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2014

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Hundreds Of Firefighters Contain Tandem Tanker Fire In Boyle Heights

Officials continued their investigation Saturday into a tandem tanker truck that overturned and caught fire in Boyle Heights yesterday afternoon.

CBS Los Angeles–11/01/2014

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Tanker Carrying Thousands Of Gallons Of Fuel Overturns, Catches Fire In Boyle Heights

Authorities say a double tanker truck overturned and caught fire Friday afternoon in Boyle Heights.


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SB 5 Fwy Reopens In Boyle Heights After Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Big Rig

A big rig carrying molasses was involved in a multi-vehicle accident Wednesday morning causing major delays on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2014

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Crews Contain Masonry Building Fire In Boyle Heights

Firefighters battled a structure fire Sunday at a Boyle Heights masonry building.

CBS Los Angeles–10/19/2014

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Crews Contain Large Blaze That Erupted Near Commercial Buildings In LA

Crews were on the scene of a large outdoor fire Sunday that has erupted near commercial buildings in the Boyle Heights area.

CBS Los Angeles–10/05/2014



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